Alcaide-mor

  1. Chief provincial governor. (CW)
  2. An 'alcaide-mor' had jurisdiction over a province or a fortified city. In English, the word 'governor' often implies civil (i.e. juridical) and military governance, which is also the case with the Portuguese office of 'alcaide-mor'. Compare with Alcaide. (CW)

 

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